Leafy Greens

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Leafy Greens

An A-To-Z Guide to 30 Types of Greens Plus More Than 120 Delicious Recipes

By Mark Bittman

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9781118093870, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 30, 2012

Description
Mark Bittman's handy, healthy guide to greens now back in print

Mark Bittman is one of the nation's best-known and most widely respected food writers. The author of the legendary "How to Cook Everything" and "How to Cook Everything Vegetarian," he's a master of the art of simple, healthy home cooking. In this new reissue of "Leafy Greens," he describes and explains more than 30 different types of greens from arugula to kale to wakame (a sea vegetable) and offers healthy recipes for each green along the way. As one blogger celebrating the book recently put it, "it demystifies obscure greens and celebrates overlooked ones."

You'll find more than 120 delicious anti-oxidant-packed recipes for salads, soups, stews, stir-fries, sautes, and more, as well as nutritional information, advice on buying and cooking greens, and which greens make good substitutes for one another.

  • Includes more than 120 savory recipes like Bitter Greens with Bacon, Grilled Radicchio, and Risotto with Arugula and Shrimp
  • Features more than 65 illustrations that help you quickly identify different types of greens
  • Begins with a new Introduction by Mark Bittman

If you love healthy cooking or just love greens, this is your ultimate source for handy information, tasty recipes, and fresh meal ideas.



About the Author
MARK BITTMAN is one of America s beloved, best-known and most widely respected food writers. He covered food policy as an Opinion columnist for The New York Times for 5 years, produced "The Minimalist" column for 13 years, and has starred in several popular television series, including the Emmy-winning Years of Living Dangerously. He recently left the Times to devote his time to cookbooks, teaching at Berkeley, and working on food movement strategy with the Union of Concerned Scientists. He also co-founded Purple Carrot, the national company that delivers weekly vegan meal kits. Bittman has authored more than a dozen cookbooks, including the best-selling How to Cook Everything(r), How to Cook Everything(r) The Basics, How to Cook Everything(r) Vegetarian (all available as apps), How to Cook Everything(r) Fast, Food Matters, and VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00. For more information go to markbittman.com.